Spector of porn haunts “I’m Good At Freaky”

At no point in the movie “I’m Good At Freaky,” which premieres Thursday night at the Los Feliz 3, is the title character identified as iconic record producer/convicted murderer Phil Spector. But what about that hair? I talked with “Freaky” director/coproducer Roy Karch, who finished filming the movie in April, just as Spector’s jury pondered…

John Holmes book also measured in inches

John Holmes single-schlongedly embodied the American narrative of success, downfall, and redemption in its porn context, which means something different from any other context. And his story as told in a new book by Jennifer Sugar and Jill Nelson, John Holmes, a Life Measured in Inches, unfolds that story as comprehensibly as possible. I say…

Henri Pachard memorial: "He was one of the greats"

Proud pornographer Ron Sullivan, known professionally as Henri Pachard, was remembered today at a well-attended Buddhist ceremony in the Panorama City section of Los Angeles. Sullivan, who died September 27, succumbed at 69 to a three-year struggle with cancer. Veteran performer Herschel Savage moderated the two-hour ceremony, held at the Soka Gokkai International Friendship Center.…

Porner than fiction

A performer demands to be finished with his scene because he has “something important to do”, an actress samples too much of “the wrong packet”, an alcoholic director despairs of being taken seriously as an artist. Oh, and there’s a hooker. Yes, Roy Karch’s Insertz is more reality porn than Bang Boat. Based on an…

“Insertz” shows the meat

Studio: Roy Karch Productions/Sinsation Pictures Director: Roy Karch Cast: Voodoo, Nicole Sheridan, Aurora Snow, Mika Tan, Emily Evermore, Herschel Savage, Lee Stone, Paulina James Insertz sets the scene early with a premise that is fantastic: A broody, troubled genius, known only as “The Boy Wonder” (Voodoo), plays mournful tunes on his piano. Bubbly Harlene (Aurora…

A small gallery of people watching other people having sex

Here is Tristan Taormino watching a blowjob being performed in Tristan Taormino’s Expert Guide to Oral Sex #2: Fellatio. Her posture is laudable. Read more after the gap. Here is Dave Cummings watching sex being had in the latest Screw My Wife, Please movie. If he didn’t have the option of a railing to lean…

Your weekend of erotica

L.A.’s Knitting Factory is host to the surprisingly expensive Los Angeles Erotica Film Fest this weekend, featuring screenings of 70 abridged and full length films and panels covering everything from classic porn to steveporn. I talked with steveporn’s Eon McKai and Classic Porn moderator Roy Karch about what was on their agenda this weekend. Read…